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Vietnam / Fighting / POWs #201429

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1969
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(Studio) Enemy troops step up fighting. South Vietnam unit suffers heavy losses in Mekong Delta. Fighting casualties reported Siege of Duc Lop Special Forces Camp. 2 CBS cameramen wounded. Copter downed in area. Report on 3 United States POWs released recently.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Long Binh, South Vietnam) Sp/4 Willie Watkins, Sp/4 James Strickland, and Pfc. Coy Tinsley shown in hospital. They were brought here from South Vietnam base. Release speculated to show North Vietnam generosity and strength. Move calculated to add more fuel to American peace movement.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert
Duration:
00:02:50

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